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First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Economic slowdown due to poor governance: Minoo Shroff

PANAJI: Economic growth in the world's largest democracy has slowed down considerably in the last three years -India recorded a bleak 5% growth after recording an average of 8% over the past several years. This slowdown is attributable to a combination ... [Published Times of India - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

What’s not in a name?

Why don’t Muslims in India have Indian names, is something I have long pondered about?Mohan Guruswamy DelhiMany Christians have Indian names and lose none of their Christianess by doing so. Some have mixed names like John Dayal or Satish Jacob. There ... [Published HardNews Magazine - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

4/22/2014: METRO: Political parties ignoring Parsis, Christians in city!

At a time when there is a mad rush among political par t i es— be i t Samajwadi Party, Congress or BJP—to form a beeline for the doorsteps of politically significant communities for their vote, no political outfit is bothered to visit or listen to th ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Parsis urge leaders to drop case against ‘...

Bombay Parsi Punchayet, which has already spent Rs 3 crore on litigation, insists on pursuing the case even though many in the community feel the issue could easily be settled out of court.The Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) has spent Rs 3 crore from the ... [Published Mumbai Mirror - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 3 reports

Bilawal felicitates Christians on Easter

The PPP Patron said he and his Party will always remain in the forefront for the protection of Christians and other minorities and won$t allow any injustice to them in any sphere of life. $As citizens of Pakistan, Christians, Hindus, Dalits, Sikhs, Buddhists, ... [Published Frontier Post - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Delhi Confidential: Extra Time

SummaryWith Pachauri getting delayed by about 20 minutes, his briefing spilled over into the scheduled time of the AICC briefing.In what appeared as a coordination gap between PR managers of the Congress and the government, a scheduled press meet by media ... [Published Indian Express - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Administrator stresses unity, solidarity among citizens

KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhtar Farooqui said all religions teach peace, tranquillity, love, brotherhood, tolerance and respect to each other. Being a Pakistani everyone has equal rights and the rights of minorities were enshrined in Pakistan’s ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Parsi Punchayet to go back to court on 'renegade' Parsi priests matter

The Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP), the apex body of the Parsis in the city, on Tuesday decided to take the 'renegade' priest matter back to the Supreme Court. The decision was taken a day before the Punchayet was to give its explanation to the court on ... [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Now, Parsis can offer prayer services online

US-based friends start website through which rituals will be performed in Mumbai agiyariBefore all her exams, Benafsha Shroff, 26, fervently hoped that she could offer prayers at a fire temple. However, it was not possible as she could not find a fire ... [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

If elected, Congress may form panel to study need for reservation in private sector

Congress will consider setting up of a committee to examine the need for reservations for SC, ST and OBCs in private sector if it forms the next government at the Centre.The proposed high-level committee, which will also formulate appropriate modalities ... [Published DNA India - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

4-day show on Parsis from April 10

Parsis are followers of one of the oldest revealed religions of the world. They are known to be among the most illustrious in their contribution in all their activities. But very few know about the roots of the community or their lives today.This week, ... [Published DNA India - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

From Zardaris to Makranis: How the Baloch came to Sindh

KU’s Dr Akhtar Baloch explai­ns waves of migrat­ion.“Converting from Baloch to Sindhi definitely [took] several centuries but ethnically they still are proud to be known as Baloch.” PHOTO: AFP/FILEKARACHI:  Nature cares little for geographical boundaries ... [Published The Express Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
Entities: Baloch, Karachi, Parsis

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On quotas for backward Muslims, the document says, "The Congress-led UPA government has taken steps to address conditions of backward minorities by providing for reservation in educational institutions and in government employment. We will pursue this closely in Supreme Court and ensure the policy is implemented through proper legislation."
...Zakir Hussain being President. George who came a little later was told about it. He promptly said " tho kya hua , Abdul Rehman thelawalla, thelawalla hee hai aur enke shasan mein thelawalla hee rahega !" Merely clinging to an alien identity merely perpetuates their wretched condition
BPP chairman Dinshaw Mehta confirmed that the litigation expenditure had touched Rs 3 crore. "We have senior advocate Abhishek Singhvi fighting the case. Other lawyers travel business-class from Mumbai and are given fivestar accommodation when they go for the hearings. The expenditure is not justified at all but we cannot do anything if the majority of the trustees do not want mediation" said Mehta. With BPP's insistance on fighting the case in court, community members fear of losing several more crores in the coming years
"We also use pesara pappu (moong dal) in many forms. We make payasam (a sweet) using it as well. Among summer drinks, we have panakam and neer mor, a type of buttermilk which is made with seasoning of lemon, salt, ground ginger, curry leaves and coriander" says Ramtulsi Yerra, a businesswoman from Hyderabad...

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Mid-poll pitch: Congress sub-manifesto promises... [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
Economic slowdown due to poor governance: Minoo... [Published Times of India - Apr 23 2014]
What’s not in a name? [Published HardNews Magazine - Apr 23 2014]
4/22/2014: METRO: Political parties ignoring Pa... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 22 2014]
Mere pass space hai [Published Indian Express - Apr 21 2014]
Parsis urge leaders to drop case against ‘... [Published Mumbai Mirror - Apr 21 2014]
Bilawal felicitates Christians on Easter [Published Frontier Post - Apr 20 2014]
Bilawal greets Christians on Easter [Published Pakistan Observer - Apr 20 2014]
Comfort food across different communities [Published DNA India - Apr 20 2014]
Bilawal felicitates Christians on Easter [Published Daily Times - Apr 19 2014]
Delhi Confidential: Extra Time [Published Indian Express - Apr 18 2014]
Administrator stresses unity, solidarity among... [Published Pakistan Press International - Apr 18 2014]
Administrator stresses unity, solidarity among ... [Published Frontier Post - Apr 18 2014]
Zoroastrianism: Ancient and Influential Religion [Published The Granbys Patch - Apr 17 2014]
Feeling For | A Bohemian Getaway in the Heart o... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 16 2014]
Parsi Punchayet to go back to court on 'renegad... [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
Now, Parsis can offer prayer services online [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
Parsi Punchayet mediation fails in priest ban case [Published Times of India - Apr 15 2014]
BJP's claims of inclusive politics are hypocrit... [Published DNA India - Apr 15 2014]
Minority panel works on logo, structure to incl... [Published Indian Express - Apr 14 2014]
If elected, Congress may form panel to study ne... [Published DNA India - Apr 14 2014]
If elected, Cong may form panel to st... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 14 2014]
Herald Exclusive: A dash of colour [Published DAWN Group - Apr 14 2014]
New year on a plate [Published Mumbai Mirror - Apr 12 2014]
Will, probate and use of trust for specific ben... [Published Money Life - Apr 11 2014]
How Cyrus Poonawalla's son, Adar Poonawalla is ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 11 2014]
Poetry for the soul [Published Financial Chronicle - Apr 10 2014]
Vote as an Indian, not as a Hindu or Muslim [Published Sify - Apr 09 2014]
Last-ditch effort to resolve row over ban on Pa... [Published Times of India - Apr 08 2014]
Gujarat's development pre-dates Modi considerably [Published NDTV - Apr 08 2014]
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Once it was possible to enjoy a walk through the streets of Kolkata, now you take your life in your hands, for the car rules The residents of an Indian city can be divided into the honkers and the honked-at. There's no hard boundary between the two ...
Hakka doodles [Published Times of India Blogs - Feb 05 2014]
Two minorities, two celebrations. But the name remains bondWinter is a good time for migratory birds. The human ones wing back home, many escaping the snow of their adoptive climes. Last Thursday, i found myself among the Parsis i had left behind in Kolkata ...
Pakistan and the Arab-Muslim Culture of Denial [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jan 28 2014]
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